The Department of Energy has Internship opportunities available at its Head Office and in the provinces of Mpumalanga, North West, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape, Free State, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng on its Internship Programme 2013.

Successful applicants will receive a minimum stipend of R5 316.50 and the closing date for applications are 9 November 2012.

Fields of Study:

  • BCom Accounting/Auditing
  • LLB degree
  • Degree/National Diploma in Public Management, Administration, Office Management and Technology
  • Degree/National Diploma in Financial Management, Supply Chain Management
  • BSc Hons in Nuclear Safety/Nuclear Technology, Bachelor of Science
  • Degree/National Diploma in Environmental Science/Management, Project Management
  • Degree/National Diploma in Public Management, Office Management and Technology/Administration, Financial Management, GIS.

PLUS the following key competencies:


  • Report writing
  • Communication:
    • Verbal and written
    • Proficiency in at least two official languages (one must be English).
  • Creativity:
    • Innovative
    • Articulate
    • Good listener
    • Ability to work in a team
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Open-minded
    • Ability to put other people first (Ubuntu)
    • Must be professional, honest, ethical, accountable and have a sense of integrity
    • Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles.

Please note that the Department of Energy is an Equal Opportunity, affirmative action employer.


  • Applications will only be considered from South African citizens; aged between 18 and 35 years
  • Candidates who have already participated in an Internship programme in any Government department will NOT be considered
  • Applications should be made on form Z83. Download it here, or get it from any Public Service department
  • The applicatio form must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of all qualifications and Identity Document
  • Application forms should be signed and dated. If this is not done, applications will be disqualified
  • Candidates must indicate their preferred province on the top of the Z83 form
  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered
  • Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Please take note that all qualifications are subject to verification
  • Successful candidates will be appointed on an Internship Programme for a period of 12 months
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Should you not be contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

    Very important: E-mailed, faxed and/or late applications will NOT be considered.

    Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply:

    Please forward your application, marked for the attention of Ms Eva Masipa/Mr Sebotse Malatji, by post to:

    The Director-General: Department of Energy
    rivate Bag X96

    OR hand deliver to:

    The Department of Energy
    192 cnr Visagie and Paul Kruger Streets

    Please direct all enquiries to: Ms Eva Masipa on (012) 406-7405 or Mr Sebotse Malatji on (012) 406-7406.

    All applications must be sent to the address provided above and not to the specific region(s).

    Closing date for applications: 9 November 2012.

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